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Alexander Lukashenko gives brief interview to TASS news agency

On July 12, 2017 Alexander Lukashenko met with Vitaly Ignatenko, UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador and head of the World Russian Press Organization, with Mikhail Gusman, First Deputy Director General of TASS news agency.

he role of mass media in the modern world, initiatives, suggested by Belarus during the OSCE Assembly summer session, were discussed at the meeting.

Alexander Lukashenko gave a brief interview to TASS news agency.

Mikhail Gusman, First Deputy Director General of TASS, Executive Secretary of the World Association of Russian Press:
If to put it short, are you an optimist or a pessimist, Mr. Lukashenko?

Alexander Lukashenko, President of the Republic of Belarus:
To be honest, there are no reasons to be too optimistic today. Too optimistic. However, Vitaly told us, that the process has begun. And it is practically impossible to stop it. No one will stop it.

After us – me and Vladimir Putin other people will come.

God save us from leaving a tendency toward the worst after us. If we leave a tendency for the better, new people will come, who might be able to make steps, which will unite us.

Alexander Lukashenko gives brief interview to TASS news agency